In October, Record-Breaking Number of Asylum Seekers

The flood of refugees from Iraq is still streaming into Sweden.

The number of asylum seekers in October was a record-breaker with the highest statistic for 14 years.

According to newspaper Sydsvenskan, 3 475 asylum seekers came to Sweden last month, one half of those were Iraqis.

The last time Sweden saw such a large number of asylum seekers entering the country was at the beginning of the 1990s.

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